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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and univariate analyses of potential collinear variables with recent HIV testing of younger MSM in New Zealand 2006, 2008, 2011

From: Factors associated with recent HIV testing among younger gay and bisexual men in New Zealand, 2006-2011

  n Recent test % Univariate OR (95% CI) p
Sexual health checkup or treatmenta     
 Yes 1552 70.8 17.76 (14.81 – 21.31) ***
 No 1755 12.5 1.00 (ref.)  
Recent STI diagnosisa     
 Yes 294 61.6 2.70 (2.11 – 3.46) ***
 No 2975 38.0 1.00 (ref.)  
Belief of own HIV status     
 Definitely positive 29 75.9 3.85 (1.63 – 9.07) **
 Probably positive 28 17.9 0.28 (0.11 – 0.74) *
 Probably negative 921 35.3 0.67 (0.57 – 0.79) ***
 Definitely negative 2132 44.7 1.00 (ref.)  
 Don’t know 218 12.8 0.18 (0.12 – 0.28) ***
  1. OR adjusted odds ratio with 95%; CI confidence interval, ref. reference group. STI sexually transmitted infection. Table omits missing data. Bolded text indicates statistical significance at p<0.05.
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
  3. ain the last 12 months.